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Statue building in Veterans Park

By Gungahlin Al - 28 February 2012 8


Unlike many urban art pieces, you get to see this one coming together.

A large block of granite in the centre of Veterans’ Park is being carved by two guys into a piece vaguely reminiscent of those Soviet bloc heroic pieces. I think the location and back to back subjects tell a fairly clear story.

Interestingly straight out of the grass. No plinth.

And no doubt sure to annoy the lunch time boot campers!


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8 Responses to
Statue building in Veterans Park
johnboy 1:11 pm 29 Feb 12

And her Chiefliness has launched the piece.

poetix 1:08 pm 29 Feb 12

This sculpture (which I’ve only seen in the photos) makes me appreciate Keizo Ushio’s “dream lens for the future” just that little bit more.

janandian 8:34 am 29 Feb 12

curlylocks said :

Would love to go out and watch these guys doing this where is Veteran’s Park????

Wander on down, they are working on it this very minute – under a tarpaulin. If you don’t like noise I suggest you wear earplugs.

Thumper 9:24 pm 28 Feb 12

Bunda and Mort…

johnboy 9:13 pm 28 Feb 12

Corner of northbourne and bunda

curlylocks 9:08 pm 28 Feb 12

Would love to go out and watch these guys doing this where is Veteran’s Park????

Thumper 5:42 pm 28 Feb 12

It does appear to have some Soviet blocness about it.

Did Stanhope specifically order it before retiring?

Holden Caulfield 3:33 pm 28 Feb 12

It looks like mum is not amused while dad is out the back taking a dump.

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